EdX was founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012. The edX mission is to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere in the world.
edX.com is governed by colleges and universities. It is the only leading MOOC for free online education, both nonprofit and open source. edX open-source platform allows educators to contribute new features and build learning tools.
"Education is a human right. With edX.com quality learning is now accesible to anyone, anywhere in the world. Open source platforms that allow us to empower ourselves are the saving grace for a more just and beautiful world." ~Mellissa Riddle